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Gravy boat and tray

Chinese for export


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Boat H. 3" Tray L. 7 7/8"

Accession Number

51.1239a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of a pair of gravy boats and trays. Chinese for export. Elliptical, end of boat shaped to form pouring lip, twined reeded double handle, applied flowers at body. Gilded. Diaper band insided boat, arms under lip.

Provenance

Helena Woolworth McCann (b. 1878 - d. 1938), Syosset, NY; by descent to her children, Constance (Mrs. Joseph V.) McMullan, Helena (Mrs. Winston F. C.) Guest, and Frasier McCann; 1941, lent to the MFA by the children of Mrs. McCann, through the Winfield Foundation, New York; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 10, 1951)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation